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Song Cho

Assistant Professor of Spanish


Song Cho has taught Spanish courses at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Tennessee State University. He attended elementary school in Mendoza, Argentina, until the third grade and studied as a graduate student at the Universidad de Costa Rica in San José. In addition to Spanish and English, he speaks Korean fluently. He is pursuing a master’s degree in Christian studies from Trinity International University.


B.A., New York University
M.A. Middlebury College in Madrid, Spain

Selected Publications

“Becoming a Little Child in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.” (Accepted for publication in the winter edition of The Dickensian)

“The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.”  Accepted for publication in The Australian Brontë Association Newsletter. (2015) (Australia)

“The Book of Proverbs in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.” Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal 36 (2014): 211-213. (published in 2015) (US)

“Charles Dickens’ Jacob Marley and the Gospel of St Mark.” Notes and Queries 61.4 (2014): 547. (UK)

“Allusions to the Passion of Christ in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.”  Language in India 15.11 (2015): 174-178.

“Further Biblical Allusions to John the Baptist in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.” Language in India 15.6 (2015). (US)

“Echoes of John the Baptist in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet.”  Language in India 14.2 (2014): 234-238. (US)

“Taking another look at food waste in the light of C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters.” Christian Today 24 Jan. 2014. (UK)

“A Short Note on Translating Thomas Hardy’s Biblical Allusions.” International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies 2.1 (2014): 34. (Australia)

“Thomas Hardy and the Samaritan Woman in the Gospel of John.” Hardy Society Journal 9.2 (2013): 77-78. (UK)

“The Monkey and the Fish.” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 49.2 (2013): 274-280. (US)

Tess of the D’Urbervilles and the Transfiguration of Christ.”  Hardy Society Journal 8.2 (2012): 66. (UK)

“Thomas Hardy’s Ironic Use of Scripture in Tess of the d’Urbervilles.” The Thomas Hardy Year Book 39 (2011): 73. (UK)

“The Catholic and Nahuatl Elements in Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo.”  Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages 11 (2010): 14-27. (US)